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I have had my ignition switch shaft in the column replaced.

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I have had my...

I have had my ignition switch shaft in the column replaced. I now have a parasidic current draw of 2.2 amps on the ign c fuse when the truck is off. Draw goes down to .2 amps when I pull that fuse.

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the car been stalling out?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Chevy?

2001 chev Silverado

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Silverado yourself? What have you tried so far?

Current draw test with vom meter

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Can that shaft I had installed by installed wrong as to create this parasidic draw?

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Chevy Mechanic: Jared D, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago
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Good afternoon,

When you are testing the draw, how long are you waiting with everything off before you start testing?

When you turn the key off nothing seems to be staying on right? Dash lights, etc?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Jared thanks for your response. What I found out is the drivers door switch is defective. Plus my radio was on, indicator light burned out so did not notice that . Current draw has dropped way down from 2.2 amps to acceptable level. Problem resolved thanks anyway. Tom
Chevy Mechanic: Jared D, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

Oh good! I'm glad you got it sorted out. Please let me know if you need help in the future.

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